Representatives from The Ministry of Research and Innovation will visit Western on Wednesday, March 6th, (1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.) at the Support Services Building Room 4210, for the launch of Round 9 of the Early Researcher Award competition.
The Early Researcher Award program is open to Full-time faculty or principal investigators who are:
– No more than 5 years from having started their independent academic research career, as of July 1, 2012;
– No more than 10 years, taking into consideration eligible delays/interruptions, from having completed their first Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, or Medical Doctor, as of July 1, 2012;
– Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs are not eligible to apply for an ERA.
All are welcome to attend this session. If you plan on making an application to this program, please join us. If you are unable to attend please contact us for an information package.
For reference, following are deadlines for Round 9 of the ERA competition:
|March 6||Information SessionSupport Services Building Room 4210
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
|April 2013||Meet with Faculty/Institution|
|May 24, 2013||NOI due to RD&S|
|May 31, 2013||NOI due to Ministry|
|July 1, 2013||First Application Draft to RD&S|
|August 1, 2013||Letters of Reference, Support Letter and ROLA to RD&S|
|August 5, 2013||Final application package to RD&S (SSB 5150)|
|August 12, 2013||Final Application Package to Ministry|
If you wish to make an early start on your application, further information can be found here.